Watradagu at the Zoo

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By: Cristian There are many interesting animals at Paramaribo Zoo.  My favorite one was the otter.  He is called a watradagu in Surinamese.  The otter has a light brown coat of fur, tiny ears, huge black eyes, a long tail, and …

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Fun Facts: Flora & Fauna

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·         The Suriname Toad, also known as the “Pica Pica”, has some seemingly different reproductive practices.  Rather than lay eggs and leave them, she raises her tadpoles in the squishy skin of her back to mini toad size.  She also doesn’t …

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Did you know…

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Fun Facts About Suriname Featured This Week : RUMORS Suriname is rumored to have had the highest per capita “consumption” of fireworks in the world.  Pyromaniacs begin shooting off “bombel” (fireworks) a few days before Christmas and the late night explosions continue …

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